This evening, I went to feed the chickens in the dark. As with any task involving multiple boxes, unlocking padlocks and juggling water bottles, empty egg boxes and allotment keys, it took longer than it should. Add in the dark and you have a recipe for chicken feeding taking a good half hour!
I got to the coop and disturbed the chickens by turning on the light. I collected 5 eggs and one egg about the size of a large quail egg. Someone needs to work out they are a chicken not a quail!
They weren’t happy about being disturbed but they have food and water to tide them over until tomorrow morning when I go across to sort them out.
Must remember to take a big bottle of water with me to feed the chickens as the water supply has now been turned off at the allotment.